Seven vital tools for a “go bag" in the field

Jun 2, 2016 12:30:09 PM | Posted by Evan Pederson

For field projects, it’s good to bring a bag with tools that might come in handy for specific purposes or to prepare for any unforeseen challenges that sometimes come up.

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Hardware design best practices are not static

May 17, 2016 2:47:25 PM | Posted by David Paul

Hardware design changes might not occur as frequently as software updates, but they need to be reevaluated to ensure they still represent best practices based on the latest hardware versions and application instructions from the manufacturer.

People in the automation industry understand that the pace of change and improvement on the software side of the business is relentless. The fact that the latest version of software issued yesterday may be obsolete in a week is just the nature of the industry. What many engineers and designers fail to recognize is that hardware design best practices also change, although at a slower pace than software.

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